By Ray F. Ledon M.D.
Author Ray F. Ledon, M.D. didn’t ask to have a seat on the middle of the Cuban revolution―that seat simply occurred to be at his kitchen desk. Ramon Calixto Fernandez-Ledon, Dr. Ledon’s father, a popular anesthesiologist well-known for having created Havana’s first division of anesthesia on the college of Havana at a time whilst anesthesia was once fairly unknown, was once greater than only a doctor―he was once additionally a well known Cuban activist and notorious innovative, being one of many many hundreds of thousands to affix a political and militaristic offensive opposed to Fulgencio Batista’s more and more non-democratic and brutal reign.
Exploring topics of sacrifice, commitment, and a feeling of belonging, Dr. Ledon provides in his booklet, a chilly July in Cuba, a picture of a terror-stricken Cuba throughout the eyes of a tender boy―his own―whose father is needed for useless via the very kingdom they either love, and the adventure that follows after his father is kidnapped by way of a couple of Batista’s males outdoor of the health facility the place he labored in a middle-class Havana suburb of El Vedado.
While own in nature, a chilly July in Cuba monitors established photographs of kinfolk, patience, and humanity that any reader can relate to.
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